cauliflower dip

Ingredients:

  • 8 cups fresh cauliflower florets
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups lightly packed fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh green chives
  • 1 cup Daisy Cottage Cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning

Preparation:

  1. Heat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2.  In a large bowl, toss the cauliflower with the olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Place in a single layer on a large baking sheet.
  4. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring 2 or 3 times during roasting, until tender and golden brown.
  5. Meanwhile, in the bowl of a food processor, process the spinach, basil and chives for 15 seconds or until very finely chopped.
  6. Add the cottage cheese and lemon pepper.
  7. Pulse 10 to 15 times until blended.
  8. Transfer to microwavable serving bowl.
  9. Heat the dip on High power for 30 to 45 seconds or until warm throughout.
  10. Serve the roasted cauliflower with the warm dip.
  11. Cover and refrigerate any leftovers.

Prep time: 20 Minutes

Total time: 35 Minutes

Serves: 8

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 73 Total Fat: 4 g Sat. Fat: 1 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 3 mg Sodium: 209 mg Total Carbohydrate: 5 g Fiber: 2 g Sugar: 2 g Protein: 5 g

*Based on Daisy Low Fat Cottage Cheese

Recipe and Photo provided by USDA MyPlate Kids Partner Group member: Daisy Brand